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Entertainment One Announces Top Tier Broadcast Platforms for New Animated Kids Series Cupcake & Dino: General Services which Launches at MIP Junior 2017

LONDON: October 10 2017 - Entertainment One (eOne) today announced that its brand new original animated series, Cupcake & Dino will launch at MIP Junior, 2017. The series is slated to air from spring 2019 on Teletoon in Canada and Disney Channels Latin America, and will debut as a Netflix Original on the streaming service’s global platform.

Produced by eOne and Birdo Studio in Brazil, in collaboration with Netflix, Teletoon and Disney, Cupcake & Dino is an animated comedy series targeting kids aged 6-11 years old. eOne will be presenting the series for the first time at MIP Junior, from stand C15.A5, where attendees can get a sneak peak of the first episode of this hilarious new show.

The 52 x 11’ series follows the larger than life exploits of an unlikely duo – a tiny cupcake with big ideas and his giant, spunky dinosaur brother. Together, Cupcake and Dino strive to make a name for themselves in the super competitive General Services business offering odd jobs that our bros end up making A LOT bigger by being… themselves! This is a comedy with brotherly love at the core of its stories as they embark upon a fantastical adventure.

Olivier Dumont, Managing Director at eOne Family said, “We’re delighted to be bringing Cupcake & Dino to families around the world. The show is full of heart and encapsulates the funny and original creator-driven content that we champion here at eOne, and will resonate strongly with a universal audience.”

The greenlight for Cupcake & Dino marks the continuing growth of eOne Family’s portfolio of original kids programming that also includes Peppa Pig, PJ Masks, Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom and Winston Steinburger & Sir Dudley Ding Dong.

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About Entertainment One

Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a global independent studio that specialises in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales, family programming, merchandising and licensing, and digital content. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.

Entertainment One’s robust network includes film and television studio The Mark Gordon Company; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; newly-launched MAKEREADY with Brad Weston; leading feature film production and global sales company Sierra Pictures; unscripted television production company Renegade 83; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning digital agency Secret Location.

The Company’s rights library is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 100,000 hours of film and television content and approximately 40,000 music tracks.

About Pedro Eboli

Pedro Eboli is a director, animator and illustrator born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He had his start in advertising, as a copywriter, until he joined the Vancouver Film School Classical Animation program in 2007. 

In 2013 Pedro sold his first animated TV series “Oswaldo” (Birdo Studios) to Cartoon Network Latin America and TV Cultura. He also co-directed and co-wrote the first season of the show. One year later, he and Canadian buddy Graham Peterson were the finalists in the Nick Shorts program with their pitch “Monster Pack,” which is currently in development. Last, but definitely not least, Pedro created “Cupcake & Dino: General Services," which is being produced by Birdo Studio and eOne Family. Acting as the show’s director and one of its executive producers, Pedro is currently based in Vancouver, where the series is being animated.

 

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